ISBN-10:
1565849493
ISBN-13:
9781565849495
Pub. Date:
11/28/2004
Publisher:
New Press, The
Her First American

Her First American

by Lore Segal, Stanley Crouch
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Overview

She’s Ilka Weissnix, a young Jewish refugee from Hitler’s Europe, newly arrived in the United States. He’s Carter Bayoux, her first American: a middle-aged, hard-drinking black intellectual. Lore Segal’s brilliant novel is the story of their love affair—one of the funniest and saddest in modern fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565849495
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 11/28/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lore Segal was born in Vienna and educated at the University of London. The author of Other People’s Houses, Her First American, and Shakespeare’s Kitchen (all published by The New Press) and other works, she is a regular contributor to the New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, the New Republic, and other publications. Between 1968 and 1996 she taught writing at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, Princeton University, Bennington College, Sarah Lawrence College, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Ohio State University, from which she retired in 1996.

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